News and announcements

Family Fund brought some of the parents they’ve helped over the last year to York Minster today to help launch the York Junior and Mini Runs, which this year features the Fund as its official charity partner. The races, organised by Jane Tomlinson's Run For All, take place across the Knavesmire and...
24th March 2015
A new resource called ‘Paving the Way’ has been created by The Challenging Behaviour Foundation. It looks to develop effective local services for children with learning disabilities whose behaviours challenge.  The Challenging Behaviour Foundations states that "‘Paving the Way' is a resource...
16th April 2015
Doctors at Evelina Children's Hospital in London have developed a free app to improve children's sleep.  The Kids Sleep Doctor gives parents tailored advice, such as dealing with night terrors or up-all-night teens, based on their sleeping patterns.  Sleep issues can be a cause of great...
13th April 2015
Interim findings from the Extra Costs Commission indicate that there are major opportunities available to reduce the additional costs disabled people often face. The Commission has identified three main areas for change: empowering consumers, changing business practices and market intervention, and...
5th March 2015
Be Online is a campaign run by UK Online Centres and the Tinder Foundation encouraging you to stay healthy, help you find work, entertain you and help you keep in touch with loved ones and the whole world online.  9.5 million people in the UK still don’t have the skills they need to make the...
23rd February 2015
A joint manifesto calling for a cross-departmental Family Strategy to improve family income, stability and wellbeing, was published the by Family Room coalition of charities yesterday, at a parliamentary reception co-hosted by Andrew Stephenson MP, Annette Brooke MP and Alex Cunningham MP. The...
11th February 2015